Tagged: Career

Boeing Engineer: From Dream Job to Nightmare

The most depressing thing I read today was Former Boeing Engineers Say Relentless Cost-Cutting Sacrificed Safety at Bloomberg Businessweek. If you want to know why I am not part of the “I lov…

Will We Ever Talk Openly About Income and Money?

I started sharing my net worth anonymously because it was so hard talk about it publicly. Even today, my site logo is a voice bubble with money inside. Fast forward nearly 15 years later, and it is…

The Greatest Fear of Newt Scamander

Harry Potter fans will remember boggarts, shape-shifters that take on the form of the viewer’s greatest fear. This will be different for everyone – perhaps snakes or public speaking. If…

Why ‘Find Your Passion’ Can Be Bad Advice

The power of mindset was popularized by psychology professor Carol Dweck in her book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success and others including the bestseller Grit: The Power of Passion and Persev…

Keep Moving In The Right General Direction

Here is some career advice by longtime Silicon Valley executive Ben Fathi in his post What I Learned from Working for Both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. An excerpt (bold added): What I can tell you as…